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Southern Tablelands Forecasts

Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
low
22
low
23
24
25
med
26
low
27
high
28
low
29
low
30
low
31
med
Jan 1
med
2
med
3
low
4
med
5
med
6
low
7
low
8
9
low
10
11
Chance of rainfall within district
nil
< 25%
low
25% to 50%
med
50% to 75%
high
≥ 75%

Issue Notes

The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, the southeast Pacific, and South America.
Summary:
Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 24 December to 28 December, 30 December to 3 January, and 3 January to 7 January. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 22 December to 26 December, 26 December to 30 December, and 7 January to 11 January.
Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 18 December to 22 December, 30 December to 3 January, and 8 January to 12 January.

Issued Dec 13
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Weather News

Mass baby bat deaths threatening the future of forests as effects of drought and bushfires mount

10:27 EDT

Baby bats are being left for dead by their mothers in their thousands on the New South Wales coast in an 'abandonment event' as drought and bushfire remove crucial vegetation for the keystone species.

Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast hit by very dangerous storms, BOM warns of flash flooding

09:40 EDT

Severe storms have swept across South-East Queensland, dropping giant hail near Gympie and dumping 76 millimetres of rain on the Gold Coast in half an hour.

Australia will be sweltering next week, but Tasmania will be spared (mostly)

09:36 EDT

, but the same wind system that could push mainland states into record territory will have an entirely different effect on Tasmania.